Why do I need a pyrometer as an enamellist? This post is about buying my first pyrometer and thermocouple as an enamellist! I decided to buy a pyrometer and thermocouple about a month ago. Some kilns are not accurate and can be off by even 100-200 degrees! I haven’t had any issue firing enamels in […]
How to prepare copper for enamelling?
In this post, I write about preparing copper for enamelling from cutting the blank to counter enamelling in detail. Which metal can I use for vitreous enamelling? Frequently used metals for enamelling are silver, copper and gold due to their high melting temperature. Some artists have tried brass successfully too, but I have not tried […]